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Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of the more than three thousand non-Chinese civilians — British, American, Dutch, and others — who were trapped in the British colony and interned behind barbed wire in ... More


Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Matthew M. Briones

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. government rounded up more than one hundred thousand Japanese Americans and sent them to internment camps. One of those internees was ... More


Introduction

Tonny Banham

in We Shall Suffer There: Hong Kong's Defenders Imprisoned, 1942-45

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099609
eISBN:
9789882207677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099609.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter discusses briefly the contents that are found in this book. The author tells the tale of the people who were caught in the Japanese invasion and occupation of Hong Kong. In ... More


Internment and Restrictions on Movement

Brice Dickson

in The European Convention on Human Rights and the Conflict in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571383
eISBN:
9780191721854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571383.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 3 showed that the very first case to come before the European Court of Human Rights concerned the practice of internment. Sadly, in Lawless v Ireland the European Court concluded that ‘in the ... More


Beats and Bandits: Lawson Fusao Inada and the Asian American Movement

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332735
eISBN:
9780199868148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332735.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents a spectrum of poetic responses to American Orientalism by Asian American poets in the early years of the ethnic nationalist movement. Largely forgotten poets like David Hsin‐Fu ... More


The Tanforan and Gila Diaries: Becoming Nikkei

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates how Kikuchi had decided to rejoin his family during the initial phase of the internment. Kikuchi infused the connection to his family with the greatest significance: as an ... More


Politics

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

in Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the administration and control of Stanley Camp. It notes that from the beginning of internment the Camp was under the control of the Japanese Foreign Affairs Department, a ... More


Christianity, Social Justice, and the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Anne M. Blankenship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629209
eISBN:
9781469629223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Anne M. Blankenship's study of Christianity in the infamous camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II yields insights both far-reaching and timely. While most Japanese ... More


“Pioneers of Japanese Development”: History Making and Racial Identity

Eiichiro Azuma

in Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159400
eISBN:
9780199788545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how history writing helped forge an undifferentiated memory that would guide the Issei through the years preceding their wartime internment. The success of the Japanese ... More


The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Sarah M. Griffith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

During World War II, a group of American liberal Protestants set out to defend the constitutional rights of Japanese Americans interned without trial. The root of their wartime activism can be traced ... More


Hunting the Poor

Grégoire Chamayou and Steven Rendall

in Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the hunting of the poor. The founding act of modern policing can be traced back to the immense hunt for the poor, idle people, and vagabonds that was launched in Europe in the ... More


Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Sharon Luk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the life-worlds sustained through letter correspondence within the evolution of racism and mass incarceration in California history. Across three cases, this investigation uncovers ... More


Stoic Prophet

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 considers Kirk’s five years (1942–1946) as a U.S. Army conscript serving in Utah and Florida and working with chemical weapons. During this time, Kirk discovered some form of the ... More


Operation Demetrius and its aftermath: A new history of the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland 1971-75

Martin McCleery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096303
eISBN:
9781781708668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096303.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The central premise of this book is that the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland from 1971 to 1975 has not been given proper academic investigation. The book provides a more ... More


The Geography of Interment

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the material history of burial and the cultural geography of internment in Tudor and Stuart England. It investigates the processes involved in the making of graves, the ... More


Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Lon Kurashige

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

From the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the Immigration Act of 1924 to Japanese American internment during World War II, the United States has a long history of anti-Asian policies. But Lon ... More


The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma: Racial Performativity and World War II

Emily Roxworthy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832209
eISBN:
9780824869359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832209.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book contests the notion that the U.S. government’s internment policies during World War II had little impact on the postwar lives of most Japanese Americans. After the curtain was lowered on ... More


Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

A. Naomi Paik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book grapples with the history of U.S. prison camps that have confined people outside the boundaries of legal and civil rights. Removed from the social and political communities that would ... More


Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Bayonets in Paradise recounts the extraordinary story of how the army imposed rigid and absolute control on the total population of Hawaii during World War II. Declared immediately after the Pearl ... More


Searching for Subversives: The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America

Mary Elizabeth Basile Chopas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469634340
eISBN:
9781469634364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634340.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When the United States entered World War II, Italian nationals living in this country were declared enemy aliens and faced with legal restrictions. Several thousand aliens and a few U.S. citizens ... More


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